Marie Flahive loves to paint, and to share her experience.  A graduate of the College of Our Lady of the Elms (Bachelor of Arts, Art / Education), and the University of Massachusetts (Master of Arts in Teaching Art), she has been both a studio artist and certified teacher in public and private school settings. She continues to offer watercolor lessons at her studio in downtown Westfield, MA.

As a studio artist, Marie accepts painting commissions and also pursues her own themes.  She exhibits at her studio gallery in Westfield, MA (22 Cherry Street), and also through her memberships in North Shore Arts, Cape Cod Art and Academic Artists Associations. 



Topic: Overcoming Common Mistakes and Difficulties:

A series of six watercolor classes will combine a lesson/demonstration each week, with a related exercise and time to paint what you wish—- with personal instruction.The cost is $15 per week, discounted to $85 for the entire series.

Classes are offered:

  • Monday evenings, 6:30-9 pm

  • Tuesday mornings, 9:30-noon

  • Tuesday afternoons 1-3:30 pm

Scheduled for: FEBRUARY 25/26 —- MARCH 4/5 —- MARCH 11/12 —- MARCH 18/19 —- MARCH 25/26 —- APRIL 1/2

  • If you would like to register, or receive more information, please email or call me at 413-330-5725.

    Thank you and Happy Winter!



Contact Information:


Marie Flahive Art Studio
22 Cherry Street, Westfield, MA 01085



  • Academic Artists Association

  • ArtsWest

  • Cape Cod Art Association

  • North Shore Arts Association (Gloucester, MA)



  • Friends of the Chicopee Public Library


  • Friends of the Chicopee Public Library, First Prize, Watercolor

  • Cape Cod Art Association, Best in Show

  • Piedmont Juried Art Show

  • Agawam Juried Art Show


  • Piedmont Art Show

  • Academic Artists Association

  • Agawam Juried Art Show, Best in Show


  • Friends of the Chicopee Library Art Show: People’s Choice plus Merit Awards


  • Cape Cod Art Association, Best in Show

  • Friends of the Chicopee Library Art Show

  • Agawam Juried Art Show


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